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Progress Energy donates $7,500 to VGCC

Progress Energy recently presented a gift of $7,500 to Vance-Granville Community College. Of that amount, $5,000 will provide five $1,000 annual scholarships for VGCC students. Meanwhile, $2,000 will be added to the company’s contribution to the VGCC Endowment Fund, and $500 will support the local MATHCOUNTS competition for middle school students, which is hosted by  Read More

Raleigh couple endows VGCC Scholarship

Bike rides recently led a couple of Raleigh cycling enthusiasts to endow a new scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College. Smith Doss and his wife, Claude Genevieve Monnier, both of Raleigh, often ride in the area served by the college: Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties. “As we have ridden through, we have become aware of  Read More

VGCC Vanguards win one, lose two

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team has completed a two-game series with the Rockingham Community College Eagles this season. In both games, the Eagles scored 84 points. In the first, the result was an 84-82 victory for RCC in Wentworth. But when the Eagles traveled to Henderson on Jan. 31 to take on the  Read More

VGCC Schedules 10-week Portrait Painting Class

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a Portrait Painting class on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., starting Feb. 10 and continuing through April 14. Classes will be held in room 5230 (Building 5) on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Instructor Leslie Johnson of Oxford said that new students are reluctant to try  Read More

VGCC Graduates 10 New Law Enforcement Officers in School’s 86th BLET Class

Ten cadets graduated Dec. 18, 2008 from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) course at Vance-Granville Community College in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on Main Campus. After passing the state certification exam, all ten are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Graduates of VGCC’s 86th BLET class  Read More

Nursing Assistant Training available at VGCC South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a Nurse Aide (CNA) I course at the college’s South Campus in Granville County, Feb. 2 through May 13. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Nurse Aide I program is designed to prepare students to become Certified Nursing Assistants. VGCC’s certification  Read More

VGCC Vanguards lose pair of home games

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team recently suffered a pair of conference losses at home. On Jan. 21, the Patrick Henry Community College Patriots traveled from Virginia to take on the VGCC Vanguards at the Aycock Recreation Complex in Henderson. The result was a 104-63 win for the Patriots, who remained undefeated in conference  Read More

VGCC Schedules AutoCAD class on South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus will once again offer a class that teaches students about computer-aided drafting (CAD), using the AutoCAD software. This course will be held on Monday nights, Feb. 2 through May 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in room G130 on the VGCC South Campus in Granville County. AutoCAD is used  Read More

VGCC offers seminar on Hiring

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a free seminar, entitled “How to Hire the Right People,” from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 in room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County. The seminar will help business owners and managers find the best candidates for  Read More

State Board Recognizes Several VGCC Employees at Awards Luncheon

RALEIGH – The State Board of Community Colleges recognized several Vance-Granville Community College employees at its Day of Recognition Awards on Nov. 21. The luncheon was held at the RBC Center in Raleigh. Maria Orsini of Butner, an instructor for the Associate Degree Nursing program at VGCC, was a finalist for the 2008 R. J.  Read More